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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Faculty & Staff

Page address: http://cset.mnsu.edu/ie/faculty.html

 

Dean Kelley

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Computer Science

PhD in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota
Research Areas: Data structures, automata, algorithms

Dept. Office: Trafton North 141  (Office-WH 229)
Phone: 507-389-3238
Fax: 507-389-6376
Webpage

 

Rebecca Bates

Professor

PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington
Research Areas: Engineering & computer science education, belonging in STEM post-secondary education, automatic speech recognition and computational linguistics

Dept. Office: Trafton North 141  (Office-WH 231)
Phone: 507-389-5587
Fax: 507-389-6376
Email: bates@mnsu.edu
http://bates.cs.mnsu.edu

 

Jacob Swanson

Assistant Professor, Twin Cities Engineering

PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota
Research Areas: Internal combustion engines and emissions, gas-phase particle synthesis, instrumentation

9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Phone: 952-358-9194
Fax: 507-389-1095
Email:
jacob.swanson@mnsu.edu 

 

Robert Sleezer

Assistant Professor, Twin Cities Engineering

PhD in Microelectronics-Photonics from the University of Arkansas
Research Areas: Nanoscale ferroelectric thin film transmission lines, scanning probe microscopy, engineering education

9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Phone: 952-358-8132
Fax: 507-389-1095
Email: robert.sleezer@mnsu.edu

 

Elizabeth Pluskwik

Assistant Professor, Iron Range Engineering

PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University
Masters of Accountancy, St. Ambrose University
Research Areas: Ethical development of engineers, distance learning methods.
Six Sigma Green Belt

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-742-9168
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: elizabeth.pluskwik@mnsu.edu

 

Eleanor Leung

Assistant Professor, Iron Range Engineering

PhD in Electrical Engineering from McMaster University
Research Areas: Space-time block coding, design of signal constellations in wireless communications

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-780-5928
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: eleanor.leung@mnsu.edu

 

Yuezhou Wang

Assistant Professor, Iron Range Engineering

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Minnesota
Research Areas: Multi-scale modeling of nanomaterials and granular materials, computational materials science

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-742-9168
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: yuezhou.wang@mnsu.edu

 

Ron Ulseth

Iron Range Engineering Program Faculty

PhD in Project-based Learning from Aalborg University
MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Central Florida. 
Research Areas: project based learning, on-line statics learning, learning communities. 
Professional Engineer

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792 
Phone: 218-259-9782
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: ron.ulseth@ire.mnscu.edu

 

Jared Hansen

Industry Relations Director

PhD candidate in Biomedical Engineering at North Dakota State University.

Office: 9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Phone: 952-358-9606
Fax: 507-389-1095
Email: jared.hansen@mnsu.edu 

 

Christine Kennedy

Iron Range Engineering Program Director (On-site)

MS Candidate in Engineering Management from University of Minnesota, Duluth
BS in Integrated Engineering from Minnesota State University, Mankato

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792 
Phone: 218-766-9536
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: christine.kennedy@ire.mnscu.edu

 

Jennifer Karlin

Research Professor

PhD in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan
Research Areas: student development, faculty development, building healthy organizations, operational excellence, economic development.
Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Practitioner for the Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument

 

Said Abdelli

Visiting Engineer

Engineer Diploma (MS equivalent) from the Ecole Superieure d’ Electricite Paris, France.
Area of practice: Mixed signal, RF and system design.

9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Email: said.abdelli@mnsu.edu

 

Cindy Flitter

Administrative Assistant

Office: N141 Trafton Science Center
Phone: 507-389-2744
Fax: 507-389-1095

Email: integrated.engineering@mnsu.edu